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FAQs

If these do not answer your question, private shareholders can contact Computershare Investor services here

How many shares are in issue?

Please refer to the share price information.

Which Index is Direct Line Group a constituent of?

Direct Line Group is a constituent of the FTSE All-Share and FTSE 100 indices. The current share price can be found on the share monitor page.

What was the reason for Direct Line Group listing on the London Stock Exchange?

In 2009, as a condition of its receipt of State Aid, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ("RBSG") committed to the European Commission to undertake a series of measures that included disposing of its interest in Direct Line Insurance Group plc ("DLG"). To comply with this requirement, RBSG ceded control of DLG during 2013, with further divestment taking place at the start of 2014. RBSG divested its remaining interest in DLG by the end of 2014.

Who is the registrar for Direct Line Group?

Computershare Investor Services plc. Full contact details can be found on the IR contacts page.

What is the dividend policy?

For information on the Group’s dividend policy, please refer to the dividend page.

Has Direct Line Group published any targets?

The Group has published the following financial targets:

  • 15% Return on tangible equity (defined as operating profit from Ongoing operations less finance costs, less tax applied at the UK standard rate divided by total tangible equity)
Where can I find the latest set of Results?

Published Results and analyst presentations can be found in the Results and presentations section.

When will the next set of Results be reported?

Details of upcoming results and analyst presentations can be found in the Results centre section.

Does the Group offer Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)?

A Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) is available to give shareholders the opportunity to elect for their cash dividend to be used to purchase Direct Line Group ordinary shares in the market, free of commission. As the shares will be purchased in the market, there will be no increase in the company’s issued share capital. To find out how to participate in DRIP and any other shareholder enquiries, please access the dividend reinvestment page or contact our registrars, Computershare Investor Services PLC on 0370 873 5880.

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